Archives for January, 2008

  1. DEN Virtual Conference

    The first ever DEN Virtual Conference is fast approaching!  The Michigan DEN will host an “in person” event at Doherty Elementary School in West Bloomfield.  We look forward to seeing you this Saturday, Feb. 2nd at Doherty Elementary.  Be sure to register NOW!  The snow won’t stop us! If you need to do a Map Quest […]

  2. Florida ’08.2

    You didn’t miss “Florida ’08.1” I fully intended to get a couple of posts up last week while at FETC with the DEN crew. However, I found myself living life in the Hall lane while in Orlando and thought I’d catch up on the weekend after presenting at the Northern IL Computing Educators conference Saturday […]

  3. DEN VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

    Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both. The DEN Virtual Conference is a national event that provides educators a unique opportunity to experience Discovery Education’s high-quality professional development. Participants have the flexibility to attend the DEN Virtual Conference online or […]

  4. Makin' Movies at DEN

    Live blog here. We’ve got Amadeo Writer (Joe B.) presenting using voice on Makin’ Movies. We’re using the presentation board to share his slides and handing out a notecard w/ links to the movies. Come join us if you’re not already here!posted by Laelia Laval on Eduisland II using a blogHUD : [blogHUD permalink]

  5. Virtual Conference on Saturday!

    Just a friendly reminder that it is not too late to register for the first annual DEN Virtual Conference! Whether you are attending from the comfort of your easy chair or decide to join us for a live hosted event at Lake Forest Middle School in Cleveland, TN, this should prove to be an extremely […]

  6. Sci Fri Pick of the Week

    See new videos from National Public Radio’s Science Friday every week at the Liberty Science Center website. Hosted by veteran science correspondent Ira Flatow, Science Friday is a weekly discussion of the latest news in science, health and technology. Visit often so that you can be sure to see every SciFri Pick of the Week! […]

  7. Voice Thread Turns an Educational Corner

    Today, Voice Thread is launching a new service that’s intended to solve some of the difficult accessibility issues of using VoiceThread in the classroom, as well as to create a place for students to work independently and develop their own portfolio of work. This new community called Ed.VoiceThread, is designed to allow simple, safe, and […]

  8. Show Off Your Science Savvy!

    With WIRED SCIENCE and PBS! www.pbs.org/kcet/wiredscience/education/ PBS and its newest series, WIRED SCIENCE, are hosting an online student video contest with a first prize of $2,000! Help your students make a short video exploring a cool scientific principle and they could be featured on the WIRED SCIENCE Web site! The video topic can be anything […]

  9. Tech TidBit #5: Who Needs DNA?

     submitted by Jeff Moore, 12.12.2007 In 2003, John Athan of northern New Jersey received an official-looking notice about a class-action lawsuit. He filled out the claim and sent it in. Unfortunately for him, there was no class action lawsuit. Police in Seattle had orchestrated the whole thing. Athan’s saliva on the envelope was enough to […]

  10. DEN Virtual Conference – February 2nd

    ATTENTION NY DEN Members!!! I’m writing to remind you that a very special event will be taking place this Saturday, February 2nd. It’s the 1st ever DEN Virtual Conference! The DEN Virtual Conference is a national event that provides educators like you a unique opportunity to experience Discovery Education’s high-quality professional development (FREE) from the […]

  11. A Magical Place

    In visiting a fourth grade classroom recently, I found some students under their desks, some sitting at their desks, others lying on their stomachs on the floor. They were all writing. The teacher had announced they would write for 20 minutes. When time was up the students begged for more time. Realizing the students were […]

  12. Useful Tool – Jeopardy Template

    Want to incorporate United Streaming videos or still pictures into your curriculum using Jeopardy? This jeopardy power point will permit you to place video segments or still pictures on each question. There is a final question slide too. You can place the video segment or still picture within the box located on the left side […]

  13. Don't Miss Out

    You can win one of the 5 wireless labs, each of which will include: 20 notebook or tablet computers from HP, Lenovo or Toshiba 3 wireless access points from D-Link, Linksys or NETGEAR 1 Bretford mobile cart 1 Promethean interactive whiteboard 20 Promethean Activote integrated personal response system 1 video projector from Epson or NEC […]

  14. Learn what Discovery Education can do for you!

    Join us for the 1st ever Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference! Saturday, February 2nd Central Maine/Auburn 8:30 – 3:30 Eastern time Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration at http://Community.DiscoveryEducation.Com/virtualconference.You will be notified via email with site information and confirmation of acceptance. Registration ends Thursday Jan. 31, 2008 at noon. The DEN Virtual Conference is a national […]

  15. Sign up for a DEN Virtual Conference

      Join us for the 1st ever Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference! Saturday, February 2nd 8 AM – 2 PM Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both. The DEN Virtual Conference is a national event that provides educators a unique […]

  16. Google Earth and Discovery Education streaming

    After Hall Davidson has spent the past 3 days highlighting Google Earth and integrating Discover Education streaming within Google Earth placemarks, I have been inundated with requests for the directions on imbedding Discovery Education videos in Google Earth.  Below you will find the directions and code for the imbed process.  You will need to download […]

  17. ISTE Machinima

    Live blog from ISTE Island where tonight’s ‘Thursday Social’ is the first in a series on machinimaposted by Laelia Laval on ISTE Island using a blogHUD : [blogHUD permalink]

  18. FETC Day 2

    Today was a very productive day in the realm of free web 2.0 tools for teachers. It started off with a video called “A Vision of Students Today” which a saw in a session and have put on this post. it was a strong and very true message and further advocates for the use of […]

  19. Jeff Corwin at FETC

    The conference began with Jeff Corwin’s expression of appreciation for teachers and to share his thoughts on the importance of education and it’s role in helping to better our world. He shared his journey of discovering his life goals and applauded the goals educators have given themselves throughout their educational endeavors. Corwin told one story […]

  20. 21st Century Skills for 21 Century Students

    Thank you to all who attended the FETC presentation today.  You will find the powerpoint below.  Feel free to use at your descretion and please provide me with any feedback that could improve the presentation in the future. 21st Century Skills for 21st Century Students

  21. DEN Pre-Conference Event at FETC

    The conference began with a hit for STAR Educators at the DEN Pre-conference event. The picture to the right shows a few of the STAR Educators observing some sharing from other teachers in the DEN. There were around 13 states represented at the DEN pre-conference event and 49 states represented at the conference along with […]